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Guy Edward Pearce (born October 5, 1967) is an English-born Australian actor, director and musician who played Peter Weyland in the 2012 film Prometheus, as well as the 2012 short film TED Conference, 2023. He also reprised the role of Weyland in the 2017 film Alien: Covenant, although he was not credited for the role. Other notable films Pearce has appeared in include The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994), L.A. Confidential (1997), Memento (2000), The Hurt Locker (2008), The King's Speech (2010) and Iron Man 3 (2013). Aside from his work in film, Pearce has had an extensive career in television and theater. He is perhaps best-known for his role as Mike Young in the soap opera series Neighbours (1986-1989).

Pearce has won an Emmy and has been nominated for a Golden Globe.

Filmography

Year Film Notes
1990 Friday on My Mind
Heaven Tonight
1991 Hunting
1993 Flynn
1994 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
1996 Dating the Enemy
1997 L.A. Confidential With Thomas Rosales, Jr. and David St. James
1998 Woundings
1999 A Slipping-Down Life With Veronica Cartwright
Ravenous
2000 Rules of Engagement
Memento
2002 The Count of Monte Cristo With J. B. Blanc and Michael Wincott
The Time Machine
Till Human Voices Wake Us
The Hard Word
2004 Two Brothers
2005 The Proposition With John Hurt
2006 First Snow
Factory Girl
2008 Traitor
Bedtime Stories
Fragments With Walton Goggins
The Hurt Locker
2009 In Her Skin
The Road With Charlize Theron
2010 Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
The King's Speech
Animal Kingdom
2011 33 Postcards
Seeking Justice
2012 Lockout
Prometheus
Lawless
2013 Iron Man 3 Directed by Shane Black
Hateship Loveship
Breathe In
2014 The Rover
2015 Results
2017 Alien: Covenant

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